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  • Mann Ki Baat: Compete with yourself, not others, says PM Modi to students 6 days ago

    New Delhi: With the exam season approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed students through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat'. Modi asked students to avoid exam pressure and said, "Many students get nervous during exam time. I don't think one should get nervous, have faith in yourselves....
  • Few takers for Indian languages in the US 1 week ago

    Washington: Despite the Indian economy's rapid growth and the increase in Indo-US ties, Indian languages follow a path less travelled as few students take them up for study in the US, according to a new survey. The Modern Language Association (MLA) has released its quadrennial language enrollments survey of foreign languages...
  • Jaipur resident demands student loans be made available at better rates February 19, 2015

    Wasim, a private student of class 12 and who also works at an ice cream parlor in Jaipur, wants student loans to be made available at better interest rates so that he can do his MBA from a good institute and set up his own business. He is also hoping...
  • As PM Modi pushes for renewable energy, Chennai engineering students invent eco-friendly scooter February 19, 2015

    Chennai: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes for renewable energy, four engineering students in Chennai have invented a solar-powered scooter. The idea behind the eco-friendly scooter is to reduce people's dependence on fossil fuels. Sharath Rajan, student at SA Engineering College, said, "Nowadays many of us are using petrol...
  • Watch: What ISB Hyderabad students demand from 2015-16 Budget February 16, 2015

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will table the 2015-16 Budget on February 28, Saturday. Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, students demand focus on health care. Another student demands clarity on Goods and Service Tax even if it is not implemented immediately so that MNCs that are waiting and watching to invest...
  • Hindu Mahasabha to be on prowl on Valentine's Day, youth undaunted February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: While youth in Delhi warm up to celebrate love with red roses and colourful gifts on Valentine's Day on February 14, the Hindu Mahasabha on Friday said their volunteers would have couples spliced up if found in an act of "indecent display of love" in public space. With white...
  • Obama condemns 'outrageous murders' of Muslim students February 14, 2015

    Washington: US President Barack Obama condemned the "brutal and outrageous murders" of three Muslim students in the state of North Carolina earlier this week and said that no one should be targeted for their looks or modes of worship. "No one in the United States of America should ever be targeted...
  • PM Modi to reach out to students through 'Mann ki Baat' broadcast February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: With the exam season approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach out to students through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat' in February for which he has sought inputs from those appearing for the board exams and their parents. "Was thinking about this month's radio programme and thought....
  • Imtiaz Ali: Indian cinema is instrumental in shaping the sense of morality that exists in the society February 7, 2015

    Gurgaon: The glitz and glamour of cinema must go beyond entertainment to have the right impact on society, believes filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who says he tries to make socially responsible films. "I realise the power of the medium that we work in and there is a sense of responsibility that I...
  • About 250 students locked up in a Kerala school for not paying fees February 5, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: About 250 students were allegedly locked up in a school in Kerala's Kozhiokode district for non payment of fees. The police have registered a case and the investigation is on progress. The school management has maintained that the children were locked in by the parents who were in school. ...
  • Can't believe: Varun Dhawan reacts to the response 'Badlapur' trailer has received January 21, 2015

    Actor Varun Dhawan is excited by the response that his dark, intense revenge drama 'Badlapur' has garnered. The actor feels the appreciation will act as an impetus for the small budget movie. Just two songs from the film have been released -- 'Jee karda' and 'Jeena jeena' -- but both...
  • New song 'Jeena jeena' form 'Badlapur' brings out the romantic in Varun Dhawan January 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan is turning into a hopeless romantic! No, he has not found the love of his life but it's a song from his dark, intense revenge drama 'Badlapur' that's making him go all gooey inside. The actor took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share his views on the...
  • 25,000 students from UK to come for studies in India January 14, 2015

    Patna: Expanding Indo-British partnership in education sector for mutual benefits, as many as 25,000 students from the United Kingdom will come to India to study in the Indian universities over the next five year, a senior British High Commission official said on Wednesday. The British Council has devised a project called...
  • Only 50% class 5 students can read class 2 text, poor mathematical ability serious concern: ASER January 14, 2015

    While more than 96 per cent of the children in the 6-14 age group are attending school, there are still some worrying signs as reading and mathematical abilities are still not up to the mark. According to the 10th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2014) released on Tuesday in...
  • Bengal minister urges Jadavpur students to end fast, one hospitalised January 9, 2015

    Kolkata: Even as West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to a section of Jadavpur University students to end their indefinite hunger strike, a fasting agitator was rushed to the hospital late on Friday after his health deteriorated. Shibam Ghosh, a third year engineering science student, is one of the 12...
  • Bodo community continues to fight for a separate identity in Assam's conflict zone December 29, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam is relatively calm with no fresh reports of violence but with thousands remaining in relief camps. They say they wont go back home until they get police protection. Sections of Adivasis and Bodos, two ends of the political spectrum fled from their villages to take shelter in these...
  • Faridabad: Student succumbs to burns December 22, 2014

    Faridabad: The Class VIII student who immolated himself in a Faridabad school succumbed to injuries on Monday. The student, who told the police about a teacher who scolded and punished him unnecessarily, had taken the extreme step in November. Based on the statements given by the boy and his...
  • Salman Khan mourns for the students massacred in Peshawar on 'Bigg Boss 8' December 21, 2014

    The 'Bigg Boss' 'Weekend Ka Vaar' episode on Saturday was much different from the usual. Host Salman Khan entered the stage dressed in black with out any music or dancing, which some would call his signature entry. With a plain face, he condemned the Peshawar army school massacre where 132...
  • Andhra: Post graduate student throws acid on lecturer for not marrying her December 20, 2014

    Guntur: A post graduate student allegedly threw acid on her former lecturer outside a government polytechnic college at Nallapadu in Guntur district on Saturday, apparently to take "revenge" from him for reneging on his promise to marry her, police said. The incident occurred when the young woman, who is currently pursuing...
  • Two terrorists hanged in Pakistan after lifting of ban on death penalty December 19, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Friday night executed two men convicted for attacks on the army headquarters and former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, days after Pakistan lifted its moratorium on the death penalty. The two are among 17 terrorists who would be executed in the first phase after the end of self-imposed...
  • UP: School principal beats nursery student to death in Bareilly December 17, 2014

    Bareilly: In a shocking news from Uttar Pradesh, a school principal allegedly beat a nursery student to death in Bareilly. The student's father had been unable to pay the school fees for the last two months. But according to the police, the boy was beaten up because he didn't do...
  • Students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education December 17, 2014

    With the increase in violence against women, students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education. "Child's curiosity needs to be answered," says a teacher. ...
  • Peshawar attack: Terrorism overpower humanity December 16, 2014

    Security forces surrounded the Army Public School & College soon after six terrorists of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan stormed the campus on Tuesday morning. ...
  • Pakistan Taliban kills 110 students in an attack on Peshawar school, death toll 131 December 16, 2014

    Peshawar: At least 131 people, a majority of them school students, have been killed by Tehreek-e-Taliban terrorists in an attack on the Army Public School and College in Paksitan's Peshawar. Security forces surrounded the Army Public School & College soon after six terrorists of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan stormed the campus...
  • IIT Delhi students turn down $125,000 offers for domestic firms December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Domestic offers seem to be gaining traction among some IIT Delhi students, who have turned down international offers with over $125,000 per annum packages to work within the home country. As per details of the annual placement drive shared by the premier engineering institute, the first six days of...
  • AMU budges, to provide transportation to UG students for central library December 5, 2014

    Aligarh: AMU will now provide transportation every Sunday to undergraduates from its Women's College to its main library, days after the university was embroiled in a controversy over not allowing girl students there citing lack of space and security. AMU Vice Chancellor Retired Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah has issued the...
  • Waah yaar, kamaal karte ho: Salman Khan to Varun Dhawan for experimenting with his role in 'Badlapur' December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan is all praise for newbie actor Varun Dhawan for trying out a 'different' performance in upcoming film 'Badlapur' and has taken to twitter to tell him this. Varun, 27, who has earlier featured in comical and romantic roles in Bollywood, will be seen in a rowdy...
  • IIT Kanpur students turn down Rs 1-crore package December 4, 2014

    Kanpur: Considerations of professional fulfilment and a desire to pursue higher studies have trumped offers of eight-figure salaries during placements at IIT Kanpur as four students chose to turn down jobs which would have paid them more than Rs 1 crore yearly. It is not everyday that a job-seeker turns down...
  • 'Badlapur's' beginning is not to be missed, stresses director Sriram Raghavan December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan says if audiences miss the initial scenes of his next movie 'Badlapur', they should try and catch another show of the Varun Dhawan-starrer. The filmmaker and the cast of the film unveiled its teaser here Tuesday. Talking about the movie, Raghavan said: "In the early part of the...
  • Bengaluru: Eight-year-old sets herself ablaze, leaves behind suicide note December 2, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a disturbing incident, an eight-year-old girl has committed suicide by setting herself ablaze in Bengaluru. The minor was alone at home when she took the extreme step. She has also left behind a suicide note wherein she blames no one but herself for taking her life. It has been learnt...